Character Trait Lesson

This lesson uses a basic graphic organizer to record conclusions about characters by quoting evidence from a text. This lesson idea is easily adaptable to any book and any grade level. This lesson uses a graphic organizer and any book to have students describe characters and cite evidence from the book to justify their descriptions.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0301.8.1
Use active comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading.
GLE 0401.8.1
Use active comprehension strategies to derive meaning while reading and check for understanding after reading.
GLE 0501.8.1
Use previously learned comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading.
 
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Learning objectives: 
  • Students will understand personal responsibility and be able to provide ways to demonstrate this character trait within the Rushe Middle School community. 

Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

Helpful Hints

Materials:
Laptop and Projector:

  • Video- on Canvas
  • Also email out link
  • Raven Claws Matrix
  • Lunch picture (provided)

References

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